Offence of omission

The (genuine) offence of omission is the culpable failure to comply with the criminal law requirement to bring about a change in a situation through an act (e.g. through inaction in the sense of a failure to provide emergency aid).

Term-Nr.: 608

German: Unterlassungsdelikt (811)

Source: LK-Lötscher, 11.05.2020

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